Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion
Wood's Brigade - Hardee's Corps
— Army of the Mississippi —
3d Mississippi Infantry Battalion,
Wood's (3d) Brigade, Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This battalion, on picket at this place, was attacked at 4:55 A.M., April 6, 1862, by reconnoitering party sent out by General Prentiss. It held its ground until relieved by brigade about 6 A.M.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 435.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
Location. 35° 7.194′ N, 88° 21.69′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 142, on the right when traveling north. Located on a foot trail through the junction of Fraley and Wood's Fields, in Shiloh National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle Begins (approx. 0.2 miles away); 25th Missouri Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. ¼ mile away); Peabody's Hunch8th and 9th Arkansas Battalions (approx. ¼ mile away); Cleburne's (2d) Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); 21st Missouri and Pickets (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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